Villanova gets guard Phil Booth back in the lineup after he missed seven games with a broken hand.
De'Anthony Melton will withdraw from USC to try to go pro after being suspended the entire season.
Baylor's Nuni Omot, born in Nairobi, reunited with his father, Kwot Omot, who he hadn't seen since 1996 this past Sunday.
Stephen A. Smith explains how scandals will overshadow Rick Pitino's basketball accomplishments.
Mike Patrick, who began his play-by-play role with ESPN in 1982, has ended his long run. He called his last event on Dec. 30.
Start the upset alerts now. If the NCAA tournament started today, a few underdogs -- headlined by Texas -- could surprise in the opening rounds.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|5||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||27-3||5||60||2||15|
|9||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||20-8||9||21||16||25|
|10||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||22-5||10||53||9||13|
|15||Ohio StateOSU||Big Ten||23-7||15||42||13||20|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).